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  1. George Farmer, the sports car receiver

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- USC receiver George Farmer is like a Ferrari, according to his position coach, Tee Martin. And Martin means that in every sense of the word -- fast and sleek, but also fragile and breakable. "God has blessed that kid with a lot o...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  2. Pullard a potential star at OLB

    Pedro Moura

    Hayes Pullard, the Trojans' redshirt freshman weakside linebacker, is a physical player -- so physical, in fact, he inspires his coaches to use, uh, inappropriate words to best describe him. "The word I have in my mind for him, I know you can't us...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  3. Receivers young and old work together

    Pedro Moura

    USC receivers coach Ted Gilmore feels comfortable enough through four days of fall camp, he says, to use the word "potential" to describe his unit this season. "A lot of potential," Gilmore says, first with a little emphasis and then with quite a ...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  4. Final: Oregon State 49, USC 44

    Pedro Moura

    Disappointment. In some form, that was the word of the night in the USC locker room after the Trojans fell 49-44 at the hands of the Oregon State Beavers. Dwight Lewis was "disappointed with how the game turned out." Nikola Vucevic said it was ...

    Blog | February 27, 2010
  5. USC officially opens new McKay Center

    Pedro Moura

    Pedro Moura/ The eight-word engraving around the main entrance to USC's new John McKay Center isn't exactly humble. But school officials say the university's long athletic history backs up the bold claim. LOS ANGELES -- It's bold and it's...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  6. Bowman officially in the fold

    Pedro Moura

    USC safety Gerald Bowman got the grades he needed to be eligible for the Trojans this season in a summer session at local Pierce College, he confirmed in a text message to Tuesday. Bowman had been awaiting word on his status sin...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  7. Examining the candidates for the WRs coach opening

    Pedro Moura

    True to his word, USC coach Lane Kiffin has gotten right to work on filling up the three assistant coaching slots created with the departures of Willie Mack Garza, Joe Barry and Ted Gilmore over the last five months. After saying he hoped to find ...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  8. The situation at RB

    Pedro Moura

    Lane Kiffin didn't mince words when asked about his running backs corps Monday, with the unit qualifying as at least somewhat of a disappointment through five games this season. Marc Tyler has been the starter since he was reinstated from suspensi...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  9. First look: Utah

    Pedro Moura

    The Trojans won't say it in so few words, but this much is clear: the team they're facing Saturday in the first-ever Pac-12 game, the Utah Utes, is a heck of lot better than the Minnesota squad they barely squeaked by last week in their season opener...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  10. Kiffin chimes in on Miami case

    Pedro Moura

    Asked after USC's Wednesday's morning practice if he had a quick, one- or two-word reaction to this week's Yahoo! Sports investigation of the Miami Hurricanes football program, Trojans coach Lane Kiffin responded with a brisk jab at the NCAA and thos...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  11. Football: Kyle Prater working out, still

    Pedro Moura

    In mid-April, a few days after USC's monthlong practice schedule had wrapped up for the spring, redshirt freshman receiver Kyle Prater offered a revealing Tweet to his thousand-plus followers. Revealing, but not in the typical way that word would ...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  12. Defensive-dominated, once again

    Pedro Moura

    Hopefully Monte Kiffin just mixed up his words. That, or the legendary defensive mind and USC assistant coach thinks the Trojans have a lot of ground left to make up this offseason. In discussing what he felt to be the improvements his team mad...

    Blog | April 23, 2011
  13. USC's effort -- or something -- lacking

    Pedro Moura

    DAYTON, Ohio -- After the Trojans lost, 59-46, to Virginia Commonwealth on Wednesday night, USC junior guard Jio Fontan uttered the words you never want to hear about the game of basketball, especially if you're a fan of a team that just got embarras...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  14. Sitting, waiting, wishing

    Pedro Moura

    It was a funny sight inside the Galen Center, where all the USC basketball coaches huddled to wait for the 3 p.m. NCAA tournament selection show to hear official word on the next week of their lives. Associate head coach Bob Cantu, who coached USC...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  15. Thursday practice report: Breakdown

    Pedro Moura

    Notes, quotes and video from Thursday's practice: A glorified walk-through, Thursday's short practice "wasn't a very long practice or a difficult practice," in coach Lane Kiffin's words. It was more of a mental practice than anything, if that mak...

    Blog | October 29, 2010
  16. Wednesday practice report: Breakdown

    Pedro Moura

    Notes, quotes and video from Wednesday's practice: Coach Lane Kiffin called practice "sloppy" -- never a good word to be thrown around by a head coach, especially during game week. But that's exactly what the Trojans were Wednesday, with near-tur...

    Blog | September 29, 2010